Brett Wigdortz has led Teach First as its CEO since its launch in July 2002. Before coming to London, he worked for McKinsey in Indonesia, Singapore, and Manila - focusing on retail banking, organisational effectiveness, and Asian microfinance. He has also worked as a journalist in Asia and as a researcher at the East-West Center in Honolulu. He was recently named the 2007 UK Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year and the 2010 CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education) European Leadership Award. Brett is married with two small children.